Djokovic defeats Dimitrov to reach the final of the Paris Masters
PARIS: Novak Djokovic sawn Grigor Dimitrov at Paris masters last four on Saturday to establish a possible final against Rafael Nadal - His rival for the world number one place at the end of the year.
El primer sembrado Djokovic atravesó un dramático desempate at primer set antes de prevalecer 7-6 (7/5), 6-4 para pasar al borde de un quinto título de Bercy que extiende el récord.
The 32-year-old will face Nadal, who can secure the highest ranking at the end of the year by winning the tournament, or the young Canadian Denis Shapovalov In the final of Sunday.
Será la 50ª final de Masters de la carrera de Djokovic y su sexta en París, después de haber perdido ante la rusa Karen Khachanov at partido por el campeonato del año pasado.
The 16-time Grand Slam champion is looking for his fifth title of the season before the ATP Tour Finals in London, which begin on November 10, where he will expect to match Pete Sampras' record of finishing six years as the world number. one.
Djokovic leads his famous rivalry with Nadal for 28 wins at 26, and has defeated Shapovalov, 20, in the previous three games.